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Target* Announces New Plastic Packaging Goal, Following Engagement with As You Sow and Green Century

Jun 22, 2021

Target Corporation announced a new goal to reduce its use of virgin plastic 20% by 2025 across its own brand frequency products as part of a new sustainability strategy, Target Forward, precipitating the withdrawal of Green Century’s shareholder proposal.

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35% of Amazon* Shareholders Support Plastics Reduction Proposal Filed by As You Sow and Green Century

Jun 1, 2021, Inc. shareholders voted Wednesday at the company’s annual meeting on a shareholder proposal put forth by Green Century Capital Management and As You Sow.

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STATEMENT: Bloomin’ Brands* Shareholders Vote In Favor of Green Century’s Proposal To Address Climate Change

May 20, 2021

At Bloomin’ Brands’ annual meeting, a resounding 76% of shareholders supported a Green Century proposal urging the company to reduce its contribution to climate change.

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Green Century Climate Proposal to be Considered at Bloomin’ Brands’* Annual Meeting Today

May 18, 2021

Green Century proposal calls on Bloomin’ Brands to increase efforts to reduce its total contribution to climate change, including from supply chain impacts like deforestation.

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Bunge* Shareholders Resoundingly Support Green Century Proposal on Deforestation

May 7, 2021

At Bunge Limited’s annual meeting, an unprecedented 98% of shareholders voted in favor of a proposal presented by Green Century and Storebrand Asset Management to strengthen the company’s no-deforestation policy.

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Target* Agrees to Plastic Elimination Goal, Following Shareholder Proposal from As You Sow and Green Century

May 5, 2021

Following a shareholder proposal filed by As You Sow and Green Century Capital Management, Target Corporation has agreed to set a virgin plastic elimination goal for its private brand packaging across its fast-moving goods categories.

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Bunge* Directors Declare Support for Green Century Shareholder Proposal Being Considered at their Annual Meeting

May 4, 2021

Bunge Limited is recommending that its shareholders vote in favor of a Green Century° shareholder proposal, which calls on the company to increase the scale, pace and rigor of its efforts to eliminate native vegetation conversion from its soy supply chain.

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ADM* Strengthens No-Deforestation Policy, Following Green Century Shareholder Proposal

Apr 19, 2021

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), a Fortune 100 food and agricultural processing company, agrees to strengthen its no-deforestation policy.

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JPMorgan Chase* Adopts Deforestation Policies

Apr 8, 2021

Green Century has withdrawn its shareholder proposal for JPMorgan Chase’s 2021 Annual Shareholder Meeting after the firm agreed to expand its policies on deforestation.

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Duke Realty* Warehouses Emissions

Mar 25, 2021

Duke Realty has agreed to adopt science-based emissions targets that align with the Paris Climate Agreement. The company also agreed to join the Science Based Targets Initiative, a global effort run by renowned environmental organizations aimed at reining in climate change.

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